He is recognized for his significant contributions to the well-being of infants, toddlers, and families.
Illinois Action for Children will honor President Samuel J. Meisels for his work on behalf of children and their families during its A Night to Shine annual benefit on October 19.
Barbara Bowman, the Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Development, was honored for her contributions to education during the 27th annual Golden Apple Awards for Excellence in Teaching on October 12.
Friends of Erikson turned out to dine, dance, and support young children at Erikson’s annual benefit, play ball, on May 11, 2012.
The event was a smashing success, raising more than $630,000 for Erikson’s work with children and families. The occasion was also an opportunity to honor Joseph A. Gregoire, regional president of PNC Bank’s Illinois banking, with the Spirit of Erikson Institute Award.
Chairs Ed and Courtney Loeb and the Board of Trustees cordially invite you to the play ball, Erikson’s annual benefit. Honoring Joseph A. Gregoire, Regional President Illinois Banking, PNC Bank with the Spirit of Erikson Award Location Hilton Chicago, 720
The Chicago History Museum honored Barbara Bowman, the Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Development and Erikson co-founder, with the Jane Addams History Maker Award for Distinction in Social Services. The award was presented at the Seventeenth Annual Making History
Achievement, like excellence, isn’t tied to a particular language or culture. Just ask Zio Perez, ’06
Erikson alumna wins Kohl McCormick Early Childhood Teaching Award – Ziomara Perez is one of three recipients of the annual prize
Erikson alumna Ziomara Perez, ’07, will be one of three educators who will receive the 2011 Kohl McCormick Early Childhood Teaching Award on June 7. Perez was selected as she “exemplifies the best practices of quality early childhood teaching—dedication, innovation,
Event raises nearly $800,000 to support Erikson’s work to improve the care and education of young children.
Larry Richman, president and chief executive officer of The PrivateBank, was presented the Spirit of Erikson Institute Award at the Prism Ball, Erikson’s annual gala. Approximately 370 of the city’s leaders in philanthropy, finance, education, and health care turned out for the April 16 event at Hilton Chicago, recognizing Mr. Richman and raising almost $800,000 to support Erikson’s work in the service of children and families and provide scholarships for its students.
Barbara Bowman honored by Arne Duncan – Award presented at national summit on early childhood education
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan honored our own Barbara T. Bowman for her contributions to the field of early childhood education at a luncheon on Tuesday, December 8, 2009, at Georgetown University. The luncheon was part of an all-day
Linda Gilkerson, Ph.D., received the Champion for Children Award from the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago on Oct. 14.
Emmy-winning television producers Bill Kurtis and Donna LaPietra were the stars of Erikson’s annual black tie gala.
Erikson Institute Honors Bill Kurtis and Donna LaPietra at Annual Gala.
Erikson Institute to Award Philanthropist, Child Psychologist Honorary Doctoral Degrees. Ann Lurie and Dr. Margaret Beale Spencer to be Honored at May 9 Graduation Ceremony.
Barbara Clear, ’05, received a Kohl McCormick Early Childhood Teaching Award at a luncheon ceremony held on June 3 in downtown Chicago.
Erikson Institute faculty and trustees will award honorary doctoral degrees to prominent Chicagoans Alex Kotlowitz, author of the bestselling book There Are No Children Here, and Dolores Kohl Kaplan, president and CEO of the Dolores Kohl Education Foundation and founder of Kohl Children’s Museum of Greater Chicago.
Chicago’s First Lady Maggie Daley accepted the Spirit of Erikson Institute Award presented to After School Matters at Erikson Institute’s annual Prism Ball on Saturday, April 12.
The faculty and trustees of Erikson Institute will award honorary doctoral degrees to Vivian Gussin Paley, noted author and educator, and Donald M. Stewart, former president and chief executive officer of Chicago Community Trust, the fourth largest community foundation in the United States. Erikson Institute is one of the nation’s leading graduate schools in child development.
Bowman among leaders in early childhood education and teacher preparation honored with 2005 McGraw Prize in Education
Preparing students and teachers for success has been the focus of three exceptional educators who are being honored today for their innovations and accomplishments.